Thursday, November 13, 2014

[Outlook 2010] How to add an hotmail account (POP3)

How to add an hotmail account (POP3) on MS Outlook?

Hotmail account is a free email for everyone, you can add your hotmail account on MS Outlook (POP3) easily. Anyway, before you add the account to MS Outlook, you have to enable type POP3 at

1. Go to 'Settings' and click 'Options'

Settings > Option

Enable POP and click 'Save'

Connect devices and apps with POP

After enabling POP, open MS Outlook and add new account.

File --> Info --> 'Add Account'

Choose 'Manually configure server settings or additional server types.'
Then, click 'Next'

Select 'Internal E-mail', click 'Next'

Type your information and server information (see the screen shot)
Username is your full email address
Then, click 'More Settings'

Go to tab 'Advanced'
Incoming server (POP3) is 995 (SSL)
Outgoing server (SMTP) is 587 (None)
Then, click 'OK'

Click 'Test Account Settings...'

The status of checking incoming and outgoing server are completed
Click 'Close'

Your account has been added
Click 'Finish'

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